Alicia Kania

Alicia is a feminist mermaid on a never-ending quest to find the ultimate grilled cheese. She enjoys flower crowns, air conditioning, and singing to her cat. Please send her any and all funny animal gifs set to music. You can follow her on Twitter and visit her magical blog Alicia of Earth.

Neo and Trinity: A Ship Manifesto and Hopes for The Matrix 4

One of sci-fi's most memorable couples previously came to a tragic end. Now, their story will continue.

Avengers Friendgame: Catching Up with My Online Friends Ahead of the Biggest MCU Movie

In which I talk to my fellow nerds about superheroes and our wildest dreams for Avengers: Endgame

Journaling Tips for the New Year (and Beyond)

Pointers to make updating your personal diary a consistent habit — and a gift for your future self

Cleaning Hacks from a Reformed Slob

If one of your 2019 goals is to finally tackle your mess, I'm rooting for you

Author Interview: Becky Chambers on “Record of a Spaceborn Few”

The sci-fi author discusses her newest title, imagining "a galactic future for the 99%," and why solarpunk rules

“Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again” Had No Business Being So Sad

In which I re-imagine this super fun movie without the depressing premise

Drawing Mermaids for Charity: An Interview with Artist Adrian Chang

Saving Sri Lankan street dogs, one mersona commission at a time

How I Overcame Driving Anxiety as an Adult

(And What It Taught Me About Anxiety in General)

Space Out Your Space with Outer Space-y Decor

Make your place the coolest stop in the solar system with these rad accessories

The Shape of Water and the Heart of Shipping

Why the romance between a mute janitor and an amphibian man made my fangirl heart soar

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